1 (12-ounce) package chocolate morsels
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup sugar
Melt 1 cup chocolate morsel in a heavy saucepan over low heat, reserving remaining morsels. Set melted morsels aside.
Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well. Add egg, milk, and vanilla, mixing well. Add melted morsels, mixing until blended well.
Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well. Stir in remaining chocolate morsels.
Mould dough into balls, 1 tablespoon at a time; roll balls in ½ cup sugar. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes. Cookies will be soft and firm as they cool.) Remove to wire racks to cool.
Yields 4½ dozen of cookies.